Speech and Language Disorders Directory
Children usually reach speech milestones -- like saying their first words or putting together basic sentences -- by a certain age. However, some children experience delays in speech and language development, which may signal a speech or language disorder. Stroke and other disorders may also cause disorders in other people. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about types of speech or language disorders, symptoms, how to treat it, and much more.
Parkinson's Disease and Speech Therapy
Information on speech therapy for people with Parkinson's disease, including an overview of assistive devices.
An Overview of Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate
Learn the facts about cleft lip and cleft palate, a common birth defect, from the experts at WebMD.
What Are the Symptoms of Dyslexia?
If your child struggles to sound out words or spell correctly, she might have dyslexia. Learn how to spot the signs of this learning disorder.
The Speech and Swallowing Problems of Multiple Sclerosis
Swallowing and speech difficulties are complications of multiple sclerosis. Learn more about steps to take to minimize problems and where to look for help.